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A and E


Surrealistic walls were my
an oppressive ceiling my
opaque sky.

An angel came to comfort
she even affords me a candid
Within deep brown eyes
a sparkle
content my hand in her’s
to lie!

Her devotion with the
took away the bloom from
my face.
Southern comfort in
The true meaning of
life’s race!

Many years I guess
I’ve wondered
if a moment like this
to transpire.
A dress rehearsal for
heavenly ticket to

My worldly domain surrounds
illusions of hopefully
“What is right.”
It took only an
to convince me that

Living is just a
in which one just plays
a role.
Yet here in
a halfway house to

Ethical, malign ne’er
No! Discrimination
Just an awesome labyrinth of
within an earthly

© Harry J Horsman  

A True story
Middlemore Hospital South Auckland New Zealand
I walked into there off the street with an heart attack.
I was a lucky one i guess?

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  1. Date: 9/1/2012 8:38:00 AM
    Harry; thanks for reading my poem. You have written something wonderful here about yourself and your expirence in a hospital. I'm glad that you too had an Angel to watch over you. God bless you. Lucilla

  1. Date: 8/18/2012 11:10:00 AM
    thanks for letting me know this happened quite a while ago. I think you have sailed thru it very nicely then.

  1. Date: 8/17/2012 10:51:00 PM
    oh my gosh, Harry. when did this happen? I sure hope you are totally recovered. Awesome way you have of writing about this experience!! (you green eyed lad)

  1. Date: 8/17/2012 7:59:00 PM
    What an excellent write Harry, such an interesting and smooth read one doesn't even notice it rhymes. Loved it. Thanks for the comment on Heroes Die and especially for the save to favs.

  1. Date: 8/17/2012 5:09:00 PM
    You are blessed to have survived the heart attack. And a great poem to tell us of your experience. Thanks.

  1. Date: 8/17/2012 4:09:00 PM
    amazing and u are so fortunate to be able to write about it and share harry our pain and sorrow we seem to create our very best poetry luv..glad u r here now..

  1. Date: 8/17/2012 2:39:00 PM
    I am glad that you survived and told about in the form of poetry..A few years back I had something called TIA..The doctor said that it is the same as a heart attack but of the brain..God just protected me..It only lasted a short time maybe 30 to 40 minutes or less and I was not left with brain damage..Usually when a person has one a major stroke happens with a year of the TIA but a second stroke has not happened..Sara

  1. Date: 8/17/2012 11:42:00 AM
    You are "a lucky one" , Harry! Blessed are you and blessed are we to read this write!:) Gives a feeling of peace, and provenance... "angel came to comfort me" A beautifully composed write, Harry!! Best wishes, Mikki

  1. Date: 8/17/2012 10:42:00 AM
    this was a wonderful write.. cory

  1. Date: 8/17/2012 10:25:00 AM
    Who's a lucky boy then, look after yourself my green eyed boy xx

  1. Date: 8/17/2012 10:07:00 AM
    Harry, a wonderful story, and you are one lucky man and we are very lucky to have you here...David

  1. Date: 8/17/2012 9:41:00 AM
    Absolutely amazing write dear Harry. Have a great weekend full of love and joy. Love, Carol